Weekly Big Five Sightings 1 – 7 April 2024

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Nhenhe, the young male leopard. Photo by Nicholas Greeff

Monday, 1 April 2024

(30°C)

  • Pack of nine African Wild Dogs stationary on the Northern side of Safari Dam.
  • Herd of ten African Elephants drinking water in front of Simbambili.
  • Laluka the female Leopard mobile North from Second Windmill Road.
  • One Buffalo Bull stationary on EP Flood Plains.
  • Six Nkuhuma lioness and one Talamati male lion mobile West on powerline road.

 

Tuesday, 2 April 2024

(31°C)

  • Laluka, the female leopard mobile west from Madash junction with EP/Shirleys cutline.
  • Tiyani, the female leopard mobile west from 2nd
  • Two African Wild dogs feeding on an impala carcass at Serengeti crossing.
  • A pack of seven African wild dogs resting around Kraaines Pan.

Wednesday, 3 April 2024

(32°C)

  • Nhenhe, the young male leopard static in Safari Donga North.
  • Four Kambula Male Lions and one Kambula lioness chasing four Nkuhuma lioness and one Nkuhuma young male lion off of a buffalo carcass on Simbambili driveway.
  • Herd of eight African elephants mobile North from Londolozi Drift.
  • Makhomsava, the female leopard mobile south from safari lodge.
  • Herd of around thirty Cape Buffalo stationary on Buffelshoek Gowrie cutline.
  • Langa, the female leopard being chased by a small herd of elephants on the southern end of safari airstrip.

African wild dogs. Photo by Nicholas Greeff

Thursday, 4 April 2024

(32°C)

  • Tortoise Pan, the male leopard mobile East from Rampan.
  • Six Nkuhuma lioness static at Bushcamp East, Bushcamp West junction.
  • Four Kambula male lions and one Kambula lioness feeding on a buffalo carcass on Simbambili driveway.

Friday, 5 April 2024

(35°C 2mm Rain)

  • Nhenhe, the young male leopard stationary East of Pump Track.
  • A pack of seven African wild dogs stationary on Avoca Link.
  • One cape buffalo bull mobile West along Xihumbane Road.
  • Four Kambula male l s and one Kambula lioness stationary at Ngala Open.
  • Breeding herd of eight African elephants feeding South of Kimbions Crossing.

Saturday, 6 April 2024

(25°C 3mm Rain)

  • Laluka, the female leopard mobile North from Rhino Ring Central.
  • One Nkuhuma lioness stationary at Leeukuil Pan.
  • A pack of fourteen African wild dogs mobile South from Weavers Nest.
  • Three Nkuhuma lioness stationary on Gowrie Main.
  • One Talamati male lion mobile East along the Firebreak from Simbambili Dam.
  • Talamati pride consisting of three lions mobile South from Hardekool Lodge.
  • A small herd of approximately twenty cape buffalo mobile South from Kudu Drift.
  • The Kruger male lion stationary at Secret Clearing.

Makhomsava, the female leopard. Photo by Jordan Delvecchio

Sunday, 7 April 2024

(23°C)

  • Talamati pride consisting of two individuals mobile East from MalaMala Main North of Powerlines Road.
  • Makhomsava, the female leopard and Lolohisa stationary on Kudu Drift.
  • A breeding herd of approximately fifty African elephants feeding on Londoz Drift.

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